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Why haven't you died in an avalanche yet?

On March 21, 1999, avalanche expert Jill Fredston awoke, looked out her window, then proceeded to take out her rescue pack and load it with a few sandwiches. She saw blue sky...

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Outdoors
Fairbanks man was high-marking when avalanche hit

...It's a favorite maneuver on snowmachines but can be extremely risky in avalanche conditions, said avalanche expert Jill Fredston. The problem often occurs when the rider reaches the steepest point and becomes stuck trying to turn around. The...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/122701/ala_122701ala0pm0010001.shtml
alaska
Two dead in Eureka avalanche

...volunteers, including two Alaska Search and Rescue dogs and their handlers, plus members of Alaska Mountain Rescue and Jill Fredston of Alaska Mountain Safety, helped in the search and rescue efforts. A Fish and Wildlife Division helicopter with...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/020401/ala_020401alapm0010001.shtml
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Knowles wants state to fund proposed avalanche program

...most popular recreation areas, plus a series of avalanche courses and workshops like the one Fesler and his partner Jill Fredston currently manage, would cost less than the $750,000 being proposed, he said. The system would involve ''trained...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/112801/ala_112801alapm0030001.shtml
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Bad weather, avalanches not over yet

...backcountry travelers and even highway travelers. According to "Snow Sense," a book about avalanches published by Jill Fredston and Doug Fesler of the Alaska Mountain Safety Center, prolonged warm spells can cause deep slab fractures in the snowpack...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/021400/opE_021300ope0020001.html
Row, row, row your Maki and Mahina boats

...Amerow rowing boats, you could row from Seattle to Skagway and along the coast of Norway and Greenland. Adventurers Jill Fredston and Doug Fesler did that in their own Amerow boats, as described in Fredston's book, "Rowing to Latitude." The...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051311/out_828713700.shtml
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